|Real Name/Full Name:
|Benjamin Jackson Burnley Iv
|45 years old
|10 March 1978
|Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Yes (Benjamin Jackson Burnley V)
|Is Benjamin Burnley Gay?:
|Net Worth in 2024:
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Early Life & Biography
Benjamin Burnley was born on the 10th of March 1978 in the Atlantic city of New Jersey. Much about his childhood, life is not public. He is famous for founding the rock band Breaking Benjamin. He has composed many songs with the band which made him famous.
Benjamin homeschooled and successfully passed the GED requirement at 16 before moving to Wilkes-Barre, where he began his career.
Benjamin often talks about his mother but never about his father. His mother`s name and identity are known, Sydnee Mahaffey Burnley, born in 1959. Benjamin has siblings that are known to the public, Tom Burnley, Hilda, Teri T, Jayne, Shay, and Nunya.
Benjamin married his long time girlfriend, Rhiannon. They dated for close to 6 years before getting married in 2014. the couple has a son, Benjamin Jackson Burnley v.
Ben was an alcoholic. He admitted in an interview that he wanted to drink himself to death. Fortunately, he is recovering from the habit with him recording the song Dear Agony with Breaking Benjamin band without the influence of alcohol.
More personal about Benjamin is that he has a phobia for several things. Famous of his phobias being phobia for flying, a situation that has made him not to visit many nations beyond the United States. This has hindered his movement overseas. Ben only travels out of the United States via water. His first-ever trip out of the US is when he traveled to Europe with his band to Europe.
Additionally, Ben suffers from the fear of dark, Hypochondria. This is the reason behind his belief of ‘not dying’ and is the reason why he does not fly. Ben, as well, does not drive cars unless necessary so as to avoid dying as much as possible. However, these phobias have helped him musically as he has written some songs basing them on his phobias. Songs such as Break My Fall.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 10 March 1978, Benjamin Burnley is 45 years old as of today’s date 21st February 2024. His height is 1.94m tall, and his weight is 74 kg.
Ben stated that Nirvana was his biggest influence on music as he learned to play the guitar while listening to Nirvana`s music. At the age of 21, Benjamin moved to Wilkes-Barre, where he earned a living from doing cover songs alongside some of his songs. Benjamin, together with Aaron Fink, started a band, Breaking Benjamin, in 1998.
Ben then moved to Pennsylvania and started another band together with Jeremy Hummel, a drummer, which they named Plan 9. Jason Davoli played bass, and Benjamin did both the vocals and electric solo guitar while Jeremy played the drum. Ben then renamed the band, and he actually called it Breaking Benjamin. Ben has composed close to six songs with the band. Some of the songs made a big hit in the United States.
Burnley has made collaborations with many other artists outside the Breaking Benjamin band. He has done live songs with bands such as Disturbed, Evans Blue, and Three Days Grace. Artists such as Adam Gontier and Red have made collaborations with Ben.
Benjamin co-wrote Madam Adam and Red. They wrote songs such as Forgotten and Shadows, respectively. Adam Gontier has done a song with Benjamin, The End of the Day, which is yet to be released.
Ben`s music is much attractive from the range of his voice. He does an amazing tenor voice, which attracts most rock fans.
Awards & Achievements
Benjamin has made great milestones in his career. His biggest achievement that has made him famous is founding the Breaking Benjamin band. Ben’s awards list is yet to be shortlisted, but he deserves much.
The famous rock artist and great vocalist amaze many, and this adds to his achievements.
Net Worth & Salary of Benjamin Burnley in 2024
As of February 2024, Benjamin’s net worth is at $5 million as per the moment. Much about his wealth is yet to be revealed to the public.
Benjamin inspires many and hence remains to be an idol to many rock lovers. He is indeed a model to follow in matters of rock music.